Now get your copy of Pumping Iron�s 25th Anniversary Special Edition. This movie is a famous documentary drama that is a must have in your collections. This film merges the real facts with some work of fiction to create mesmerizing story about the struggles, research and homework that is put in for the competition of Mr. Olympia in Pretoria, South Africa, in the year 1975. The story narrates the enthusiasm and situations about a couple of months before the actual event and follows the progress of the bodybuilders through the span of that period as they prepare to show off their bodies. It covers people from the beaches in California to the gyms in Brooklyn. The movie has a great cast as you get to see Lou Ferrigno (from "The Hulk") facing and challenging Schwarzenegger who has won this competition five times.
The movie highlights all the hard work; discipline and will power that the body builders put in establish such amazing bodies. It is very inspiring how they work and change the form of their bodies. All the fitness freaks get to see a 28-year-old Arnold Schwarzenneger who is 6'2 and 240 lbs as he is called as the "The Austrian Oak". The concept is perceived, written and directed by George Butler who has showcased that there is clearly no gain without pain when you build your muscles. There are absolutely no low moments in this movie as they are created to be very interesting with great detailing. It runs for about 85 minutes. In addition you also get �extras� in the DVD like the behind the scene footage called as the �Raw iron� and Schwarzenneger�s interview where he reveal which scenes are real and the ones that are a work of fictions. This is a very positive film that will appeal to anyone who likes to watch film that shows hard work, success and how one can accomplish it. Besides this film is a complete entertainer and great value for money.